Auckland Arts Festival - Latest News [Page 3]

Cast Announced For the Book of Everything

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 4:08 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Mia Blake, Tim Carlsen, Sam Snedden and Jennifer Ward-Lealand join Michelle Blundell, Patrick Carroll, Rima Te Wiata and Olivia Tennet to complete the heavyweight cast announced for The Book Of Everything, a major new co-production from the Auckland ... More >>

World Premiere of Hīkoi at Auckland Arts Festival

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:28 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Kali Kopae and Jamie McCaskill head an impressive cast of young New Zealand actors in the world premiere of Hīkoi at Auckland Arts Festival (4 – 22 March). Real-life couple Kopae and McCaskill play husband and wife Nellie and Charlie Miller in Nancy ... More >>

Breabach announced for Auckland Arts Festival 2015

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 4:06 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival 2015 is excited to announce the addition of Scottish Folk Band of the Year, Breabach to this year’s programme. More >>

Tama Waipara Wins Best Roots Album 2014 at Vodafone NZ Music

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:11 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival is delighted to congratulate its programme manager Tama Waipara after winning Best Roots Album 2014 at last night's Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. Waipara saw off heavyweight competition from Mark Vanilau and House of Shem to receive ... More >>

Extraordinary Celebration of Arts for Everyone

Friday, 24 October 2014, 2:40 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland will be transformed with an explosion of theatre, music, cabaret, dance and visual arts sweeping across the region during Auckland Arts Festival, 4 – 22 March 2015. More >>

Brodsky Quartet at Auckland Arts Festival 2015

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 5:30 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

MEDIA RELEASE 10 October 2014 BRODSKY QUARTET (UK) DANIEL ROWLAND (VIOLIN) IAN BELTON (VIOLIN) PAUL CASSIDY (VIOLA) JACQUELINE THOMAS (CELLO) Thursday 19 March 6pm 2015 Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall One of the greatest chamber music ensembles of ... More >>

Sir Michael Tippett's A Child Of Our Time

Friday, 26 September 2014, 4:01 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival is delighted to announce the unique anti-war oratorio, A Child Of Our Time , in the Auckland Arts Festival 2015. More >>

BABEL(words) - NZ Premiere 21 March

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 3:51 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Babel (words) is an infinitely beautiful dance-theatre masterpiece that was created by two of Europe’s hottest dancer / choreographers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet, and has swept the world with huge acclaim. After a sell-out season as the ... More >>

Arts Festival Family - with NZ's first Thriller Flash Mob

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 3:30 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Nau mai, haere mai! The Auckland Arts Festival 2013 calls all families, kids, mums, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles and babysitters to come on down and celebrate the arts in Aotea Square for Family Day on Sunday 24 March. Between 10am-4pm, Family ... More >>

Extra Performance Date for the Man Who Planted Trees

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 12:53 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Due to popular demand, Auckland Arts Festival announces an extra performance of The Man Who Planted Trees on Friday 8 March, 6pm, Auckland Town Hall AGES 7+ Huge interest in the funny and captivating theatre show The Man Who Planted Trees has ... More >>

Ten Guitars by Ten Good Wa

Monday, 25 February 2013, 10:39 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Media Release 25 February, 2013 Ten Guitars by Ten Good Wa’ Auckland Arts Festival show brings together some of the very best female strummers in Aotearoa I had a band of men and all they did was give me grief They spent all of my money and drank all ... More >>

White Night Auckland Arts Festival 2013

Monday, 18 February 2013, 1:21 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

MEDIA RELEASE 18 February 2013 Auckland Arts Festival 2013, in association with Voyager NZ Maritime Museum, Auckland Art Gallery - Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland Museum, Central City Library - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero and Art in the Dark present More >>

Calling All the Auckland Arts Festival

Monday, 11 February 2013, 6:55 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

School teachers across New Zealand are encouraged to BOOK NOW for the Auckland Arts Festival 2013 SMARTSfest programme —where education meets the arts. More >>

Cast Announced for NZ's First Pacific Musical - The Factory

Thursday, 10 January 2013, 12:21 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival is delighted to announce the cast for the brilliant home-grown production and New Zealand’s first Pacific musical, The Factory. More >>

Gotta Gripe? Tell Someone Who Cares – Auckland Arts Festival

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 4:22 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Gotta Gripe? Tell Someone Who Cares – The Auckland Arts Festival AUCKLAND ARTS FESTIVAL’S PARLOUR COMPLAINTS CHOIR INVITES THE PUBLIC TO SHARE THEIR COMPLAINTS – EMAIL YOURS IN TODAY! “Airport security took my mouthwash!” “I keep working ... More >>

Wu Man plays in Auckland Arts Festival

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 1:10 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

MEDIA RELEASE 8 November, 2012 Wu Man Named 2013 Instrumentalist of the Year The Chinese pipa virtuoso plays two exclusive performances in Auckland Arts Festival 2013 WU MAN AND THE KRONOS QUARTET Saturday 9 March, 2013 The Civic, Auckland WU ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2013 - Visual Arts

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 9:56 am | Auckland Arts Festival

A magnificent display communicating the hopes and dreams of Auckland school children, 200L of milk annihilated by gunfire and The Brady Bunch adorned with bindis are just some of what can be expected in Auckland Arts Festival’s massive, free visual arts ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2013 Announced

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 9:50 am | Auckland Arts Festival

From 6 to 24 March 2013, Aucklanders and visitors to the region are invited to choose their own adventures through the streets, theatres and galleries, as the Auckland Arts Festival bursts to life across the city. Auckland’s premier arts festival ... More >>

Be an Auckland Arts Festival VIP for a Night

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, 10:50 am | Auckland Arts Festival

The Auckland Arts Festival 2013 is thrilled to announce a new competition in partnership with Coast and the Rendezvous Grand Hotel: a VIP Experience with the smash-hit show One Man, Two Guvnors . A luxurious overnight stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel, ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival Announces Four Further Shows

Friday, 5 October 2012, 9:09 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Benjamin Britten’s monumental War Requiem , a new New Zealand work paying tribute to Carmen Rupe, Songs and Dances of Desire , the world renowned Kronos Quartet and Wu Man playing A Chinese Home and Ghost Opera , and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s ... More >>